Title Details

Dinner for Uncle Bill

A film designed to sell Australian eggs to overseas markets.
Year : 1954 | Total Duration : 7 Minutes | Producer : John Martin Jones
Director : William Shepherd |
MS alarm clock on table and VS woman entering kitchen and admiring hair in purse mirror. Woman checks clock, mock screams and slapstick sequence with woman having disasters culminating with dropping dinner when husband comes into kitchen. MS woman crying.
Access No. 41411 | 1 min 48 secs | 1950s | Australia | © NFSA | Colour |
Couple in kitchen arguing over ruined dinner leaving wife despondant. Older woman (Mrs Porter coming into kitchen offering woman a glass bowl full of eggs. CU eggs.
Access No. 41412 | 2 mins | 1950s | Australia | © NFSA | Colour |
WS poultry farm and MS free range hens. CU hens feeding on from grass. VS white hens, black chickens and brown chickens. High angle shots of pails full of white eggs. CU pair of hands gathering up grains fed to chickens. VS production of eggs including eggs on conveyor belt, travelling down chute, people packing them and FS several stamped eggs in carton.
Access No. 128601 | 1 min 13 secs | 1950s | Australia | © NFSA | Colour |
CU hard-boiled egg in cup on plate. CU pair of poached eggs on toast. CU pair of fried eggs on plate with tomatoes.
Access No. 128602 | 9 secs | 1950s | Australia | © NFSA | Colour |
GS woman serving dinner to two men seated at table. MS smiling moustached man.
Access No. 128603 | 23 secs | 1950s | Australia | © NFSA | Colour |